Matters of life and death

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  • life after death
    • Why some people don't believe in life after death
      • If there is no God there cannot be a heaven
      • Space exploration shows there is no heaven and physics has shown there is no non-material world on earth
      • Some people have been brought up not to believe in life after death
    • Why some people do believe in life after death
      • They have a fear of dying and having no place to go to
      • The story of Shanti Devi
        • She was able to vividly describe a real town, a real man (her husband), how she died and her children.
    • Christian attitudes on life after death
      • Many Christians believe that a body is made up of a body and a soul
        • The physical body stays in the grave and the soul goes to either heaven or hell
      • Some Christians believe in resurrection, this means that the body is left on the ground and the spirit is raised to go to heaven or hell
        • On the day of judgement you will be sent to either heaven or hell depending on whether you have been a good Christian or not
          • The body is resurrected but it is not the same as a corpse, it is the spiritual body
      • Not all Christians believe the same thing
        • There is a whole range of beliefs because the Bible says different things about it
    • Muslim views on the after life
      • The belief in resurrection means nothing should be removed from the dead body
      • A Muslim should try to lead a good life in order to make it heaven when they die
        • follow Muslim teachings and be a good person; helping people who need help
        • following the five pillars
          • Praying, giving to charity, going on Hajj, declaration of belief and Ramadam
        • UntitleNo drinking, eat Halal meat and no gambling
  • Not all Christians believe the same thing
    • There is a whole range of beliefs because the Bible says different things about it

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